Columbia Center for the Arts recently had the honor of working with Pacific Northwest Native American artist, Lillian Pitt, on a series of Confluence Project workshops for children. Click on the arrow below to view a digital story of what children involved in the project learned.
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Columbia Center for the Arts offers art education, outreach and art classes for both seasoned artists and beginning art students in all disciplines from literary arts, theater, visual arts and more.
We offer art appreciation opportunities for the general public, as well as partnering opportunities with local schools. We have a classroom set up as an art studio, and is available for rent by art teachers and others who want to teach their own classes.
Education is a cornerstone of our mission as a center. We hope you join us in an art class or other art education opportunity in the near future.
Gallery Artist Karen Watson returns to the Center for another insightful workshop on pastels. Participants explore various application techniques, value relationships and composition.
Learn More: Pastel Workshop with Karen Watson
Create a one-a-kind gift for someone special. Join ceramics artist Yvonne Wakefield at the Columbia Center for the Arts Tuesday afternoons in November to design and hand-build holiday gifts from clay.
Learn More: Holiday Ceramics Workshop
To celebrate children’s author Jan Brett’s book signing of her latest book, The Animals’ Santa, on December 12; the November Thanksgiving art classes are centered around books, storytelling and animals. Pick one day or choose all three for a great Thanksgiving break.
Learn More: Thanksgiving Art Camps
Snowflakes: delicate, individual, unique. Sheila Ford Richmond teaches techniques to make your own snowflakes. Learn to fold, design and cut 6-sided paper snowflakes like the ones in nature.
Learn More: Creating Snowflakes
This oil painting class is designed for novices and experts alike. Cathleen's techniques are meant to meet every artist wherever you are in your painting journey.
Are you ready to discover your story and share it with the world? Portland Story Theater is delighted to bring our workshop, The Art of Personal Narrative, to the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River.
You’re invited to attend our Drawer’s Club in the Studio. Paint or draw from a live model. All skill levels are welcome. We’ll provide the model, easels and tables; you bring your art supplies and enjoy honing your skills.
Qiang’s approaches to still-life painting will be demonstrated with particular focus on composing dramatic setups by observing the light distribution, and using bold and loose strokes to create a powerful and accurate representation on canvas.
Learn More: Qiang Huang
Call Columbia Center for the Arts,
541-387-8877, ext 114, or email email@example.com.